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Domestic Violence and Gun Rights

The Second Amendment to the United States Constitution is the right to keep and bear arms. This means that under the Second Amendment, you can own a gun. If you are convicted of domestic violence, that right will be taken away and you will not be legally allowed to have a gun. I represent people who have been charged with domestic violence and are concerned about how this could affect their gun rights.

If you have been arrested on a domestic violence charge and are worried about how it could affect your rights to have a gun, talk with me, an Atlanta Second Amendment lawyer, about your rights and options. At the Schiffer Firm, L.L.C., in Atlanta, Georgia, I put in a lot of hands-on work to help my clients. I will also advise you on what you can and cannot do while a restraining order is in place.

Protect Your Right to Bear Arms

As your attorney, my goal is to dispose of your case without a conviction. I understand your concerns regarding gun ownership, and I will devote my time and resources to alleviating those concerns. Under federal law, penalties for domestic violence include being prohibited from:

  • Possessing any firearm or ammunition
  • Shipping or transporting any firearm or ammunition nationally or internationally
  • Receiving any firearm or ammunition

Expunge a Domestic Violence Conviction From Your Criminal Record

You may qualify for an expungement, or record sealing. If you do have a domestic violence conviction on your record, you may be able to have that expunged. A successful expungement will restore gun ownership rights.

Talk With an Atlanta Second Amendment Attorney About Your Rights

If you have been charged with spousal abuse or any other type of domestic violence, gun rights may be one of your concerns. Contact my Atlanta office and speak with me about your situation. Call locally at 404-963-9468 or toll free at 877-858-0130 to get honest advice as soon as possible about your circumstances.